bipenniform


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bipenniform

 [bi-pen´ĭ-form]
doubly feather-shaped; said of muscles whose fibers are arranged on each side of a tendon like barbs on a feather shaft.

bi·pen·nate

, bipenniform (bī-pen'āt, pen'i-fōrm),
Pertaining to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather.
[bi- + L. penna, feather]

bi·pen·nate

, bipenniform (bī-pen'āt, -pen'i-fōrm)
Pertaining to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather.
[bi- + L. penna, feather]
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